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Synonyms for depression

Synonyms for (noun) depression

Synonyms: depression Definition: pushing down Usage: depression of the space bar on the typewriter

Similar words: push, pushing Definition: the act of applying force in order to move something away Usage: he gave the door a hard push; the pushing is good exercise

Synonyms: depression Definition: sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Similar words: sadness, unhappiness Definition: emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

Synonyms: natural depression, depression Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Similar words: geological formation, formation Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Synonyms: depression Definition: angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

Similar words: angular position Definition: relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

Synonyms: depression, impression, imprint Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Similar words: incurvation, incurvature, concave shape, concavity Definition: a shape that curves or bends inward

Synonyms: depression, depressive disorder, clinical depression Definition: a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention

Similar words: affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder Definition: any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant

Synonyms: depression Definition: a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

Similar words: mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state Definition: (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic Usage: a manic state

Synonyms: slump, depression, economic crisis Definition: a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

Similar words: crisis Definition: an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty Usage: they went bankrupt during the economic crisis

Similar words: economic condition Definition: the condition of the economy

Synonyms: low, depression Definition: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation Usage: a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow

Similar words: air mass Definition: a large body of air with uniform characteristics horizontally

Synonyms: Great Depression, Depression Definition: a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

Similar words: historic period, age Definition: an era of history having some distinctive feature Usage: we live in a litigious age